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Hatfields & McCoys breaks more cable ratings and is coming to DVD and Blu-ray July 31st!

More great news for Jena Malone's awesome and epic HATFIELDS & MCCOYS miniseries (which she co-stars with Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton), ratings-wise, as it continues to break even more impressive cable ratings records with last night's airing of its conclusion, part III (episode 3) for History channel.

Here's another Deadline report for last night's episode ratings...
History’s ‘Hatfields & McCoys’ Breaks More Cable Records

Night 3 of History’s Hatfields & McCoys topped Night 1 and Night 2 with 14.3 million total viewers, 6.3 million adults 25-54 and 5.1 million adults 18-49 to become the new most-watched entertainment telecast of all time on ad-supported cable and the No. 1 entertainment telecast on ad-supported cable among 25-54 in 14 years. The mini’s three parts rank as the top three entertainment telecasts of all time in ad-supported cable history among total viewers. Overall, for the three nights on May 28-30, Hatfields & McCoys averaged 13.8 total viewers, 6 million adults 25-54 and 4.9 million adults 18-49.  The 4.9 million ddult 18-49 average makes it the highest-rated miniseries or movie on cable since 1998.

Related: History’s ‘Hatfields & McCoys’ Sets Cable Ratings Record With 13.9 Million Viewers
If you missed this epic miniseries (shame on you! just kidding, lol. But really, it was a great western drama miniseries with a great ensemble cast headed by brilliant veteran actors in Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton. The supporting cast did equally great and I must say our girl, Jena Malone was A+mazing! in her supporting role as Nancy McCoy. She did a phenomenal performance in a difficult role. She had to portray hate, deceit, love, and revenge and did so believably and amazingly. I was quite impressed with her acting...as I've always been with her other films (good or not, she was always one of the best things on those films) even in P&P movie as Lydia Bennet, she did great, but she was even more amazing in this one as Nancy...Lydia has nothing on her, haha!!), History Channel is showing repeats of the following episodes (why part 1's not included in the upcoming schedule of its encore presentations, I have no idea, but that's what's listed on the H&M website on the History Channel)...
Part 2: Saturday, Jun 2, 8/7c
Part 3: Saturday, Jun 2, 10/9c
If the missing re-run of part 1 doesn't do for you, the DVD and Blu-ray discs for this miniseries is being released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on July 31st! Read more details below...


Amazon added the PRE-ORDER listing for the Blu-ray version which carries a $39.19 price tag. Tech specs for the release include full 1080p Hi-Def video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound spanning across a 2-disc set.

The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • The Making of Hatfields & McCoys
  • “I Know These Hills” music video featuring Kevin Costner and Modern West
Here are the DVD and Blu-ray cover artworks via History Channel’s online store HERE!

 (source: History channel)

Synopsis:
The Hatfield-McCoy saga centers on “Devil” Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy. Close friends and comrades during the Civil War, they returned to their neighboring homes — Hatfield in West Virginia, McCoy just across the Tug River border in Kentucky — to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments that soon exploded into all-out warfare between the families. As hostilities grew, friends, neighbors and outside forces joined the fight, bringing the two states to the brink of another Civil War.

Cast:
  • Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves, Field of Dreams)
  • Bill Paxton (TV’s Big Love, Apollo 13)
  • Jena Malone (Into the Wild, Sucker Punch)
  • Tom Berenger (Inception, Training Day)

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